Department of Public Health Sciences

Marc B. Schenker

  Distinguished Professor, MD, MPH
  Division of Epidemiology
  Division of Environmental and Occupational Health
  530-752-5676 MS1c
530-754-8942 Mrak
  mbschenker@ucdavis.edu
Environmental and occupational risk factors for respiratory disease and lung cancer, occupational and other health issues of migrant populations, health hazards of agricultural exposures especially respiratory and pesticide risks, occupational reproductive hazards, health hazards in the semiconductor industry, international issues in occupational and environmental health.

Education
MPH, Epidemiology and Occupational Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 1980
MD, Med, University of California at San Francisco, 1973
BA, Pre-Med, University of California at Berkeley, 1969

Professional Affiliations/Awards
Fulbright Senior Scientist Foreign Scholarship Award, France, 1993
Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1986

Selected Publications
  1. Schenker, M. B. (2005). Farming and asthma. Occup Environ Med, 62(4):211-2.

  2. Koivunen, M. E., S. J. Gee, E. K. Park, K. Lee, M. B. Schenker and B. D. Hammock. (2005). Application of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the analysis of paraquat in human-exposure samples. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol, 48(2):184-90.

  3. Koivunen, M. E., S. J. Gee, E. K. Park, K. Lee, M. B. Schenker and B. D. Hammock. (2005). Application of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the analysis of paraquat in human-exposure samples. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol, 48(2):184-90.

  4. Schenker, M. B. (2005). Farming and asthma. Occup Environ Med, 62(4):211-2.

  5. Pan XL, HW Day, W Wang, LA Beckett and MB Schenker. (2005). Residential Proximity to Naturally Occurring Asbestos and Mesothelioma Risk in California. Am J Respir Crit Care Med

  6. Schenker, M. (2004). Danger in the (farm) dust. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 8(11):1277-8.

  7. Lee, K., R. J. Lawson, S. A. Olenchock, V. Vallyathan, R. J. Southard, P. S. Thorne, C. Saiki and M. B. Schenker. (2004). Personal exposures to inorganic and organic dust in manual harvest of California citrus and table grapes. J Occup Environ Hyg, 1(8):505-14.

  8. McCurdy, S. A., J. A. Farrar, J. J. Beaumont, S. J. Samuels, R. S. Green, L. C. Scott and M. B. Schenker. (2004). Nonfatal occupational injury among California farm operators. J Agric Saf Health, 10(2):103-19.

  9. Schenker, M. (2004). Danger in the (farm) dust. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 8(11):1277-8.

  10. Susitaival, P., R. Beckman, S. J. Samuels and M. B. Schenker. (2004). Self-reported dermatitis and skin cancer in California farm operators. Am J Ind Med, 46(2):136-41.

  11. Schenker, Marc B, Maria Stoecklin, Kiyoung Lee, Rafael Lupercio, R Jorge Zeballos, Paul Enright, Tamara Hennessy and Laurel A Beckett. (2004). Pulmonary function and exercise-associated changes with chronic low-level paraquat exposure. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 170(7):773-9.

  12. Leigh, JP, Romano, PS, Schenker, MB, and Kreiss, K. (2002). Costs of occupational COPD and asthma. Chest, 121(1):264-72.

  13. Leigh, JP, Bowlus, CL, Leistikow, BN, and Schenker, M. (2001). Costs of hepatitis C. Arch of Internal Med, 161(18):2231-2237.

  14. Wu, J.D., M. R. Orenstein, S. J. Samuels and M. B. Schenker. (1999). Multivariate statistical modeling of the relationship between task operations and respiratory disorders in California farmers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, IN PRESS

  15. Wu, J. D., M. J. Nieuwenhuijsen, S. J. Samuels and M. B. Schenker. (1999). Identification of agricultural tasks important to cumulative annual exposure to dust, endotoxin and crystalline silica. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, IN PRESS

  16. Susitaival, P., M.B. Schenker, R. Beckman and S.J. Samuels. (1999). Self-reported dermatitis and skin cancer in California farm operators. In Preparation

  17. Schenker, M.B. (1999). Improving health and safety in the agricultural workplace. Promoting Human Wellness: New Frontiers for Research, Policy, and Practice

  18. Pinkerton, K.E., F.Y. Green, Vallyathan V., C.G. Plopper, V. Gopal, D. Hung, E.B. Bahne, M.G. Menache, M.B. Orenstein and M.B. Schenker. (1999). Distribution of Ambient Particulate Matter and Tissue Remodeling in the Human Lung. Submitted for publication

  19. Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J., K. S. Noderer, M. B. Schenker, V. Vallyathan and S. Olenchock. (1999). Personal exposure to dust, endotoxin and crystalline silica in California agriculture. Ann Occup Hyg, 43(1):35-42.

  20. Schenker, M.B. (1998). Migrant and seasonal farmworkers. ILO Encyclopedia of Occupational Health and Safety, Fourth Edition,:647-648.

  21. Schenker, M.B., S. Louie, L. Mehler and T. Albertson. (1998). Pesticides. Environmental and Occupational Medicine, 3rd Edition,:1157-1172.

  22. Schenker, M. (1998). The health of farm workers--so much different, so much the same [editorial]. S Afr Med J, 88(9):1091-1092.

  23. Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J., H. Kruize and M. B. Schenker. (1998). Exposure to dust and its particle size distribution in California agriculture. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J, 59(1):34-38.

  24. Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J., H. Kruize and M. B. Schenker. (1998). Exposure to dust and its particle size distribution in California agriculture. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J, 59(1):34-38.

  25. Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J. and M. B. Schenker. (1998). Determinants of personal dust exposure during field crop operations in California agriculture. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J, 59(1):9-13.

  26. Nieuwenhuijsen, M.J., M.B. Schenker, C. Saiki, S.J. Samuels and R.S. Green. (1997). Work patterns and self reported exposure of California farm operators. Appl Occup Env Hygiene, 12:685-690.

  27. Weinbaum, Z., M. B. Schenker, E. B. Gold, S. J. Samuels and M. A. O'Malley. (1997). Risk factors for systemic illnesses following agricultural exposures to restricted organophosphates in California, 1984-1988. Am J Ind Med, 31(5):572-579.

  28. Schenker, M. B., M. Eaton, R. Green and S. Samuels. (1997). Self-reported stress and reproductive health of female lawyers. J Occup Environ Med, 39(6):556-568.

  29. Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J., K. S. Noderer and M. B. Schenker. (1997). The relation between subjective dust exposure estimates and quantitative dust exposure measurements in California agriculture. Am J Ind Med, 32(4):355-363.

  30. Schenker, M.B. (1996). International issues in agricultural health and safety. Sacramento Medicine, May:11-12.

  31. Schenker, M. B. (1996). Preventive medicine and health promotion are overdue in the agricultural workplace. J Public Health Policy, 17(3):275-305.

  32. Nieuwenhuijsen, M.J., M.B. Schenker, S.J. Samuels, J.A. Farrar and R.S. Green. (1996). Exposure to dust, noise and pesticides, their determinants and the use of protective equipment among California farm operators. Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 11(10):1217-1225.

  33. Schenker, M. B. (1996). Preventive medicine and health promotion are overdue in the agricultural workplace. J Public Health Policy, 17(3):275-305.

  34. Schenker, M. B. and J. A. Jacobs. (1996). Respiratory effects of organic solvent exposure. Tuber Lung Dis, 77(1):4-18.

  35. McCurdy, S. A., T. J. Ferguson, D. F. Goldsmith, J. E. Parker and M. B. Schenker. (1996). Respiratory health of California rice farmers. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 153(5):1553-1559.

  36. Garshick, E., M. B. Schenker and J. A. Dosman. (1996). Occupationally induced airways obstruction. Med Clin North Am, 80(4):851-878.

  37. Abdollahzadeh, S., S. K. Hammond and M. B. Schenker. (1996). Validity of surrogates for determination of 30-1000 Hz magnetic field exposure for video display terminal users in office settings. Bioelectromagnetics, 17(5):406-410.

  38. Woskie, S. R., S. K. Hammond, C. J. Hines, M. F. Hallock and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Algorithms for estimating personal exposures to chemical agents in the Semiconductor Health Study. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):699-711.

  39. Schenker, M. B., R. Lopez and G. Wintemute. (1995). Farm-related fatalities among children in California, 1980 to 1989. Am J Public Health, 85(1):89-92.

  40. May, J.J. and M.B. Schenker. (1995). Agriculture. Occupational and environmental respiratory disease,: 617-636.

  41. Lawson, R.J, M.B Schenker, S.A McCurdy, B. Jenkins, L.A Lischak, W. John and D. Scales. (1995). Exposure to Amorphous Silica Fibers and Other Particulate Matter During Rice Farming Operations. Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 10(8):677-684.

  42. Farrar, J. A., M. B. Schenker, S. A. McCurdy and L. A. Morrin. (1995). Hazard perceptions of California farm operators. Journal of Agromedicine, 2(2):27-40.

  43. Weinbaum, Z., M. B. Schenker, M. A. O'Malley, E. B. Gold and S. J. Samuels. (1995). Determinants of disability in illnesses related to agricultural use of organophosphates (OPs) in California. Am J Ind Med, 28(2):257-274.

  44. Weinbaum, Z., S. J. Samuels and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Risk factors for occupational illnesses associated with the use of paraquat (1,1'-dimethyl-4,4'-bipyridylium dichloride) in California. Arch Environ Health, 50(5):341-348.

  45. Swan, S. H., J. J. Beaumont, S. K. Hammond, J. VonBehren, R. S. Green, M. F. Hallock, S. R. Woskie, C. J. Hines and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Historical cohort study of spontaneous abortion among fabrication workers in the Semiconductor Health Study: agent-level analysis. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):751-769.

  46. Schenker, M. B., R. Lopez and G. Wintemute. (1995). Farm-related fatalities among children in California, 1980 to 1989. Am J Public Health, 85(1):89-92.

  47. Schenker, M. B., E. B. Gold, J. J. Beaumont, B. Eskenazi, S. K. Hammond, B. L. Lasley, S. A. McCurdy, S. J. Samuels, C. L. Saiki and S. H. Swan. (1995). Association of spontaneous abortion and other reproductive effects with work in the semiconductor industry. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):639-659.

  48. Samuels, S. J., S. A. McCurdy, D. Pocekay, S. K. Hammond, L. Missell and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Fertility history of currently employed male semiconductor workers. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):873-882.

  49. Saiki, C. L., R. S. Green, E. B. Gold and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Communication issues in a multicomponent study of semiconductor employees. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):883-911.

  50. Pocekay, D., S. A. McCurdy, S. J. Samuels, S. K. Hammond and M. B. Schenker. (1995). A cross-sectional study of musculoskeletal symptoms and risk factors in semiconductor workers. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):861-871.

  51. McCurdy, S. A., D. Pocekay, S. K. Hammond, S. R. Woskie, S. J. Samuels and M. B. Schenker. (1995). A cross-sectional survey of respiratory and general health outcomes among semiconductor industry workers. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):847-860.

  52. Le Moual, N., E. Orlowski, M. B. Schenker, M. Avignon, P. Brochard and F. Kauffmann. (1995). Occupational exposures estimated by means of job exposure matrices in relation to lung function in the PAARC survey. Occup Environ Med, 52(10):634-643.

  53. Hines, C. J., S. Selvin, S. J. Samuels, S. K. Hammond, S. R. Woskie, M. F. Hallock and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Hierarchical cluster analysis for exposure assessment of workers in the Semiconductor Health Study. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):713-722.

  54. Hammond, S. K., C. J. Hines, M. F. Hallock, S. R. Woskie, S. Abdollahzadeh, C. R. Iden, E. Anson, F. Ramsey and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Tiered exposure-assessment strategy in the Semiconductor Health Study. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):661-680.

  55. Hallock, M. F., S. K. Hammond, C. J. Hines, S. R. Woskie and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Patterns of chemical use and exposure control in the Semiconductor Health Study. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):681-697.

  56. Goldsmith, D. F., J. J. Beaumont, L. A. Morrin and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Respiratory cancer and other chronic disease mortality among silicotics in California. Am J Ind Med, 28(4):459-467.

  57. Gold, E. B., B. Eskenazi, B. L. Lasley, S. J. Samuels, M. O'Neill Rasor, J. W. Overstreet and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Epidemiologic methods for prospective assessment of menstrual cycle and reproductive characteristics in female semiconductor workers. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):783-797.

  58. Gold, E. B., B. Eskenazi, S. K. Hammond, B. L. Lasley, S. J. Samuels, M. O'Neill Rasor, C. J. Hines, J. W. Overstreet and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Prospectively assessed menstrual cycle characteristics in female wafer- fabrication and nonfabrication semiconductor employees. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):799-815.

  59. Eskenazi, B., E. B. Gold, S. J. Samuels, S. Wight, B. L. Lasley, S. K. Hammond, M. O'Neill Rasor and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Prospective assessment of fecundability of female semiconductor workers. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):817-831.

  60. Eskenazi, B., E. B. Gold, B. L. Lasley, S. J. Samuels, S. K. Hammond, S. Wight, M. O'Neill Rasor, C. J. Hines and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Prospective monitoring of early fetal loss and clinical spontaneous abortion among female semiconductor workers. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):833-846.

  61. Enright, P. L., R. A. Kronmal, V. E. Smith, J. M. Gardin, M. B. Schenker and T. A. Manolio. (1995). Reduced vital capacity in elderly persons with hypertension, coronary heart disease, or left ventricular hypertrophy. The Cardiovascular Health Study [see comments]. Chest, 107(1):28-35.

  62. Beaumont, J. J., D. F. Goldsmith, L. A. Morrin and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Mortality in agricultural workers after compensation claims for respiratory disease, pesticide illness, and injury [published erratum appears in J Occup Environ Med 1998 May;40(5):491]. J Occup Environ Med, 37(2):160-169.

  63. Beaumont, J. J., S. H. Swan, S. K. Hammond, S. J. Samuels, R. S. Green, M. F. Hallock, C. Dominguez, P. Boyd and M. B. Schenker. (1995). Historical cohort investigation of spontaneous abortion in the Semiconductor Health Study: epidemiologic methods and analyses of risk in fabrication overall and in fabrication work groups. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):735-750.

  64. Abdollahzadeh, S., S. K. Hammond and M. B. Schenker. (1995). A model for assessing occupational exposure to extremely low-frequency magnetic fields in fabrication rooms in the Semiconductor Health Study. Am J Ind Med, 28(6):723-734.

  65. Schenker, M.B. (1994). General Health Status and Epidemiology Consideration in Studying Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers. Human Sustainability in Agriculture: Health, Safety, Environment,:471-477.

  66. Saiki, C. L., E. B. Gold and M. B. Schenker. (1994). Workplace policy on hazards to reproductive health. Occup Med, 9(3):541-549.

  67. Gold, E. B., B. L. Lasley and M. B. Schenker. (1994). Introduction: rationale for an update. Reproductive hazards. Occup Med, 9(3):363-372.

  68. Enright, P. L., R. A. Kronmal, M. W. Higgins, M. B. Schenker and E. F. Haponik. (1994). Prevalence and correlates of respiratory symptoms and disease in the elderly. Cardiovascular Health Study. Chest, 106(3):827-834.

  69. Enright, P. L., R. A. Kronmal, T. A. Manolio, M. B. Schenker and R. E. Hyatt. (1994). Respiratory muscle strength in the elderly. Correlates and reference values. Cardiovascular Health Study Research Group. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 149(2 Pt 1):430-438.

  70. Schenker, M. B., E. B. Gold, R. L. Lopez and J. J. Beaumont. (1993). Asthma mortality in California, 1960-1989. Demographic patterns and occupational associations. Am Rev Respir Dis, 147(6 Pt 1):1454-1460.

  71. Higgins, M. W., P. L. Enright, R. A. Kronmal, M. B. Schenker, H. Anton-Culver and M. Lyles. (1993). Smoking and lung function in elderly men and women. The Cardiovascular Health Study [see comments]. Jama, 269(21):2741-2748.

  72. Gamsky, T.E., S.A. McCurdy, P. Wiggins, S. Samuels, B. Berman and M.B. Schenker. (1992). Epidemiology of dermatitis among California farm workers. Journal of Occupational Medicine, 34(3):304-310.

  73. Schenker, M. B., N. Y. Kado, S. K. Hammond, S. J. Samuels, S. R. Woskie and T. J. Smith. (1992). Urinary mutagenic activity in workers exposed to diesel exhaust. Environ Res, 57(2):133-148.

  74. Gamsky, T. E., S. A. McCurdy, S. J. Samuels and M. B. Schenker. (1992). Reduced FVC among California grape workers [see comments]. Am Rev Respir Dis, 145(2 Pt 1):257-262.

  75. Gamsky, T. E., M. B. Schenker, S. A. McCurdy and S. J. Samuels. (1992). Smoking, respiratory symptoms, and pulmonary function among a population of Hispanic farmworkers. Chest, 101(5):1361-1368.

  76. Das, R., I. B. Tager, T. Gamsky, M. B. Schenker, S. Royce and J. R. Balmes. (1992). Atopy and airways reactivity in animal health technicians. A pilot study. J Occup Med, 34(1):53-60.

  77. Mobed, K and MB Schenker. (1992). Occupational-health Problems Among Migrant and Seasonal Farm- Workers. West. J. Med., 157(3):367-373.

  78. Schenker, M., T. Ferguson and T. Gamsky. (1991). Respiratory risks associated with agriculture. Occup Med, 6(3):415-428.

  79. McCurdy, S. A., M. B. Schenker and S. J. Samuels. (1991). Reporting of occupational injury and illness in the semiconductor manufacturing industry. Am J Public Health, 81(1):85-89.

  80. Kado, N. Y., S. A. McCurdy, S. J. Tesluk, S. K. Hammond, D. P. Hsieh, J. Jones and M. B. Schenker. (1991). Measuring personal exposure to airborne mutagens and nicotine in environmental tobacco smoke. Mutat Res, 261(1):75-82.

  81. Beaumont, J. J., G. S. Chu, J. R. Jones, M. B. Schenker, J. A. Singleton, L. G. Piantanida and M. Reiterman. (1991). An epidemiologic study of cancer and other causes of mortality in San Francisco firefighters. Am J Ind Med, 19(3):357-372.

  82. Schenker, M. B. and S. A. McCurdy. (1990). Occupational health among migrant and seasonal farmworkers: the specific case of dermatitis. Am J Ind Med, 18(3):345-351.

  83. Schenker, M. B., S. J. Samuels, N. Y. Kado, S. K. Hammond, T. J. Smith and S. R. Woskie. (1990). Markers of exposure to diesel exhaust in railroad workers. Res Rep Health Eff Inst,(33):1-51; discussion 53-.

  84. Schenker, M. B. and S. A. McCurdy. (1990). Occupational health among migrant and seasonal farmworkers: the specific case of dermatitis. Am J Ind Med, 18(3):345-351.

  85. Schenker, M. B., S. J. Samuels, R. S. Green and P. Wiggins. (1990). Adverse reproductive outcomes among female veterinarians. Am J Epidemiol, 132(1):96-106.

  86. Woskie, S. R., S. K. Hammond, T. J. Smith and M. B. Schenker. (1989). Current nitrogen dioxide exposures among railroad workers. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J, 50(7):346-353.

  87. Wiggins, P., M. B. Schenker, R. Green and S. Samuels. (1989). Prevalence of hazardous exposures in veterinary practice. Am J Ind Med, 16(1):55-66.

  88. Stein, E. C. and M. B. Schenker. (1989). Occupational health in developing nations: the case of China. Prev Med, 18(4):532-540.

  89. McCurdy, S. A., T. J. Ferguson and M. B. Schenker. (1989). Mucocutaneous injuries at a university teaching hospital. West J Med, 150(5):604-608.

  90. McCurdy, S. A., M. B. Schenker and D. V. Lassiter. (1989). Occupational injury and illness in the semiconductor manufacturing industry. Am J Ind Med, 15(5):499-510.

  91. McCurdy, S. A., P. Wiggins, M. B. Schenker, S. Munn, A. M. Shaieb, Z. Weinbaum, D. Goldsmith, S. T. McGillis, B. Berman and S. Samuels. (1989). Assessing dermatitis in epidemiologic studies: occupational skin disease among California grape and tomato harvesters. Am J Ind Med, 16(2):147-157.

  92. Woskie, S. R., T. J. Smith, S. K. Hammond, M. B. Schenker, E. Garshick and F. E. Speizer. (1988). Estimation of the diesel exhaust exposures of railroad workers: I. Current exposures. Am J Ind Med, 13(3):381-394.

  93. Woskie, S. R., T. J. Smith, S. K. Hammond, M. B. Schenker, E. Garshick and F. E. Speizer. (1988). Estimation of the diesel exhaust exposures of railroad workers: II. National and historical exposures. Am J Ind Med, 13(3):395-404.

  94. Schenker, M. B., S. J. Samuels, C. Perkins, E. L. Lewis, D. F. Katz and J. W. Overstreet. (1988). Prospective surveillance of semen quality in the workplace. J Occup Med, 30(4):336-344.

  95. Lockey, J. E., M. B. Schenker, D. G. Howden, M. J. Desmeules, R. Saracci, N. L. Sprince and P. I. Harber. (1988). Current issues in occupational lung disease. Am Rev Respir Dis, 138(4):1047-1050.

  96. Garshick, E., M. B. Schenker, A. Munoz, M. Segal, T. J. Smith, S. R. Woskie, S. K. Hammond and F. E. Speizer. (1988). A retrospective cohort study of lung cancer and diesel exhaust exposure in railroad workers. Am Rev Respir Dis, 137(4):820-825.

  97. Vedal, S., M. B. Schenker, A. Munoz, J. M. Samet, S. Batterman and F. E. Speizer. (1987). Daily air pollution effects on children's respiratory symptoms and peak expiratory flow. Am J Public Health, 77(6):694-698.

  98. Garshick, E., M. B. Schenker, A. Munoz, M. Segal, T. J. Smith, S. R. Woskie, S. K. Hammond and F. E. Speizer. (1987). A case-control study of lung cancer and diesel exhaust exposure in railroad workers. Am Rev Respir Dis, 135(6):1242-1248.

  99. Garshick, E., M. B. Schenker, S. R. Woskie and F. E. Speizer. (1987). Past exposure to asbestos among active railroad workers. Am J Ind Med, 12(4):399-406.

  100. Schenker, M. B., E. Garshick, A. Munoz, S. R. Woskie and F. E. Speizer. (1986). A population-based case-control study of mesothelioma deaths among U.S. railroad workers. Am Rev Respir Dis, 134(3):461-465.

  101. Schenker, M. B., S. Vedal, S. Batterman, J. Samet and F. E. Speizer. (1986). Health effects of air pollution due to coal combustion in the Chestnut Ridge region of Pennsylvania: cross-section survey of children. Arch Environ Health, 41(2):104-108.

  102. Vedal, S., M. B. Schenker, J. M. Samet and F. E. Speizer. (1984). Risk factors for childhood respiratory disease. Analysis of pulmonary function. Am Rev Respir Dis, 130(2):187-192.

  103. Schenker, M. B., T. Smith, A. Munoz, S. Woskie and F. E. Speizer. (1984). Diesel exposure and mortality among railway workers: results of a pilot study. Br J Ind Med, 41(3):320-327.

  104. Schenker, M. B., F. E. Speizer, J. M. Samet, J. Gruhl and S. Batterman. (1983). Health effects of air pollution due to coal combustion in the Chestnut Ridge Region of Pennsylvania: results of cross-sectional analysis in adults. Arch Environ Health, 38(6):325-330.

  105. Schenker, M. B., J. M. Samet and F. E. Speizer. (1983). Risk factors for childhood respiratory disease. The effect of host factors and home environmental exposures. Am Rev Respir Dis, 128(6):1038-1043.

  106. Kanner, R. E., M. B. Schenker, A. Munoz and F. E. Speizer. (1983). Spirometry in children. Methodology for obtaining optimal results for clinical and epidemiologic studies. Am Rev Respir Dis, 127(6):720-724.